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Amaretto Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Lightly salted butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely crushed vanilla wafers 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), divided
  Cream cheese 2 Pound, softened
  Sweet baking chocolate 3 Ounce, melted (German)
  Amaretto 4 Tablespoon, divided
  Light rum 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Eggs 4 (At Room Temperature)
  Miniature semisweet chocolate pieces 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dairy sour cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Take a 1-quart saucepan, add margarine or butter and melt it for preparing crust.
3. Take off from heat and add ¼ cup sugar and crushed vanilla wafers.
4. Use a 10-inch springform pan to press the mixture on bottom and sides till 2 inches. Keep aside.

MAKING
5. Take a large bowl, add 1 ¼ cup sugar, 2 tbsp Amaretto, cream cheese, salt and light rum.
6. Using an electric mixer, beat the contents to a smooth level, to prepare the filling.
7. Mix eggs to the mixture and blend thoroughly.
8. Add chocolate pieces to the mixture.
9. Transfer the filling to springform pan.
10. Use a shallow baking pan to bake for about 40 minutes.
11. Take off from oven and keep aside for 10 minutes.

FINALIZING
12. Take a bowl and mix ¼ cup sugar, 2 tbsp amaretto and stir cream to prepare the topping.
13. Pour the topping on cheesecake.
14. Keep the cake back in the oven to bake for 15 minutes more.
15. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 15 minutes in the pan.
16. Release the crust from pan sides and cool the cheesecake for 30 minutes again.
17. Take out from pan sides and keep for cooling for about 4 hours.
18. Cover the pan and chill the cheesecake till served.

SERVING
19. Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Occasion: 
Wedding
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
50 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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